Spring Hill College Nursing Division Awarded Another #1 Ranking

The Spring Hill College Nursing Division has been awarded another number one ranking as the top Bachelor of Science of Nursing (BSN) program in the state of Alabama.

RNCareers.org, in its 6th annual nursing school report, gave top ranking to the nursing program and said, “Spring Hill College ranked #1 in Alabama and is one of the best nursing schools in the nation, with an impressive average NCLEX first-time passing rate of 96.78% for the ranking period over the last three years. Out of over 1,700 schools examined, Spring Hill College nursing school ranked #77 nationally.”  The rankings also took into consideration the number of students taking the test, the program nursing accreditation and more. RNCareers.org then compared the results against other nursing programs in Alabama to provide Spring Hill College’s top ranking.

“I am so pleased that our Division, our faculty and our students have been recognized for their hard work and commitment to the nursing profession. It’s an honor to continue to receive these state and national awards and shows that our students are being educated to become the best possible nurses,” said Kathy Sheppard, PhD, chairperson of the College’s Division of Nursing. “Nurses are the backbone of our healthcare system. I am grateful that RNCareers.org has acknowledged that Spring Hill College is successfully preparing our nursing students.”

Spring Hill College President E. Joseph Lee, II, PhD, noted,  “Our Nursing Division is another example of the great value of a Spring Hill College education and is just one of the  many College programs that have garnered national recognition. We are proud of the Division’s faculty, staff and students. Their dedication will be seen and felt in the communities they serve for generations to come.”

RNCareers.org has been independently published by a team of nurse educators, nurse practitioners, RNs and LPNs with a mission to educate nurses by providing accurate and meaningful information about earning a nursing degree. For the 6th annual report,  RNCareers.org rigorously evaluated nursing schools across the country including first-time NCLEX passing rates for the last 3 years, program accreditation, program offerings, and more.

The Spring Hill College Nursing Division has also been awarded the #1 BSN program in the state of Alabama among all four-year colleges and universities from registerednursing.org.

“This ranking also helps prove the value of the hard work of everyone in the Nursing Division and their commitment to their patients,” Sheppard commented.

About Spring Hill College:

Founded in 1830, Spring Hill College is the oldest Catholic college in the Southeast and the third-oldest Jesuit college in the United States. Spring Hill combines the Jesuit tradition of excellence in education and a commitment to caring for the whole person – mind, body and spirit – with innovative educational experiences. Located in Mobile, Ala., Spring Hill’s mission is to form leaders engaged in learning, faith, justice and service for life. As a result, Spring Hill students are engaged, inspired and transformed by their experiences.

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